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S&Ds call on new EU resources to rebuild post-pandemic Europe

Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament today proposed a basket of new resources to the EU budget to finance the economic and social


Back on track – S&D policy paper on the recovery of tourism

Travel restrictions caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic have severely affected the tourism industry1, an industry which directly and

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S&Ds welcome commitment by Commission to cover precarious workers in slaughterhouses with directive for decent working conditions

Reacting to today’s announcement by Commissioner for employment and social affairs, Nicolas Schmit, in the German press that he will push for a new


1st year of Iratxe García as S&D President

New Commission with a progressive agenda; the inevitable Brexit and how the unexpected COVID19 crisis changed the political agenda but not our

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Border responses to Covid-19 confusing and discriminatory

On the week that marks 35 years since the Schengen Agreement, S&D MEPs are disappointed with the chaotic and scattered approach from Member States

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S&Ds: We need full support from the EU to support and boost tourism and transport sector

In the light of the vote in plenary on the ‘tourism and transport 2020 and beyond’ resolution, the Socialists and Democrats have a detailed proposal


S&D President Iratxe Garcia on helping post-Covid tourism sector

Tourism is a strategic sector for the European economy. We, in the Socialists and Democrats Group, are working on an emergency plan to support this


S&D President Iratxe García calls for an ambitious Europe

Our President Iratxe García has a message for the European Commission and the Council: You have a Parliament here ready to support you, provided you


Post-Covid 19: what’s the recovery plan for Europe?

In this first episode of "What’s Left?", we take a look at ideas to recover from the worst recession since the Great Depression, following the COVID

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S&Ds Times - Weekly Update. This Week's Highlights and What's Coming Up

Quote of the week by S&D Group vice president, Kati Piri, on the future EU-UK relations: “The UK’s expectation to keep the benefits of a member state